City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Recycling


InnovationEnergy

InnovationNation, a year long series of public lectures, will launch on Wednesday 18th February 2015 with InnovationEnergy.

Royal Highland Show

Royal Highland Show - Sheep and Goats

Around 175,000 visitors attend the four-day annual trade show for those involved in the farming, food, and countryside sectors. Huge numbers of different classes of pigs, cows, horses, and other livestock are on parade as well as farm machinery and locally grown produce. There's also a broad range of events for the lay person, with culinary demos in the Food Hall being one of the big draws.

Grants For Being Green in the Community

Compost waste

Council funds of up to £2,500 are being made available for green initiatives in the local community through Waste Action Grants.

Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability".

25th Edinburgh International Science Festival Looks Into The Future

Ugly Animal Preservation Society

The Edinburgh International Science Festival marks 25 years, from 23rd March, with two weeks of events that look forward to the next 25 y

Jack and Jill Market, Edinburgh

The first Edinburgh Jack & Jill Market of the year comes to Meadowbank Stadium on Sunday 17th February.

Edinburgh Fashion Swap

Jema MacGregor, I Heart Swapping

The Edinburgh Fashion Swap is the idea of 25-year-old Jema MacGregor, a young Scottish entrepreneur, who lives in Edinburgh.

Dutch Elm Table Presented to Edinburgh Lord Provost

Edinburgh Lord Provost receives a commemorative table

Edinburgh's Lord Provost was presented with a commemorative table hand-made by the Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) at a special ceremony in the C

Up to £2,500 Grants For Recycling Projects

The deadline for Edinburgh City Council's Waste Action Grants, worth up up to £2,500, is drawing close.

Recycling Push Sees End of Weekly Wheelie Bin Collection

Food compostables

Wheelie bins will be collected in Edinburgh every fortnight instead of every week from September as a measure to encourage Edinburgh residents to separate their "waste" before it goes out